Are you sick of waking up early on Black Friday morning and fighting with thousands of others for the same item on sale?

Or maybe you've never been a Black Friday shopper because of the craziness that always ensues, but you do need to get gifts for the holidays (or just treat yourself!). Well, don't worry about any of that and just participate in "Small Business Saturday" instead! Utah Valley has some awesome local stores that are unique and may have just what you're looking for! Here are some stores that you won't want to miss--and won't even have to wake up early to visit!

Not all the amazing small businesses in Utah Valley are included on this list, so visit your city's chamber of commerce to see more local businesses where you can shop, drop and roll! We have listed clothing stores, book stores, toy/game stores, floral shops, and even places to get holiday cards, so click the link for each store to find out what fun stuff you can buy from each and what kind of deals they are having!

Small Business Saturday - Unhinged

Provo & Orem

Unhinged (pictured), Here, Foxglove, Dragon’s Keep, Pioneer Book, Soel Boutique, Blickenstaff's

Sun River Gardens

Spanish Fork & Springville

J-Mart Printing, Boothe Brothers Music, Real Deals, Bella Ella Boutique

Treasures Antiques Mall, The Nest on Main, Jackson Hole Clothing, Dragon Fly, Funfinity (also in Orem)


Lehi & American Fork

Partyland (pictured), Game GridGamers Inn

The Wood Connection Craft Store

Pleasant Grove & Lindon

UGLY’s closet

Linden Nursery & Country Store

Goofy Guys Novelty

Payson & Santaquin

Goofy Guys Novelty Store (pictured), Plunder Design, Rise Apparel 

ShopSmallOpoly (at participating businesses in Santaquin), Rowley's Red Barn 

Keep in mind, Small Business Saturday isn't limited to just retail, but can be for any small business, including restaurants! Check out our Foodie Blog (American food, Latin American and European food) for the highest rated local, non-chain restaurants in Utah Valley! 

For a list of many other small businesses in Utah Valley, visit American Express' website. American Express originally started the "Small Business Saturday" movement in 2010 and this movement continues to grow! Be a part of it and shop local! Then, when you find a small business you really like, help promote them by sharing them on social media, using the hashtag #ShopSmallUtahValley.

What is your favorite small business to shop at in Utah Valley? Let us know in the comments!